Affordable Housing In Sabine Parish
11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sabine Parish
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Sabine Parish, Louisiana
Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.
Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.
Public Housing Agencies Serving Sabine Parish, Louisiana
|Housing Authority of Sabine Parish||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Sabine Parish, Louisiana
There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 632 affordable apartments for rent in Sabine Parish, Louisiana.
Income Based Apartments in Sabine Parish, Louisiana
Sabine Parish features 480 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.
Low Rent Apartments in Sabine Parish, Louisiana
There are 152 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sabine Parish.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Sabine Parish, Louisiana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sabine Parish landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Sabine Parish.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sabine Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $671 and $821.
2022 Sabine Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards
Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.
|Studio||One BR||Two BR||Three BR||Four BR|
|Sabine Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent||$496||$567||$746||$941||$1,108|
|Sabine Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range||$446 to $546||$510 to $624||$671 to $821||$847 to $1,035||$997 to $1,219|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Sabine Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||11|
|Total Low Income Apartments||632|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||480|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||23.14%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.62|
|Average Household Size||2.60|
|Median Household Income||$38,828 ±$2,100|
|Median Rent||$496 ±$49|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||29.41% ± 4.56pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Sabine Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 24,248. There are 9,171 households in the county with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 23.14% of households in Sabine Parish are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Sabine Parish
The median gross income for households in Sabine Parish is $38,828 a year, or $3,236 a month. The median rent for the county is $496 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sabine Parish, a household making less than $1,653 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.41% of households who rent are overburdened in Sabine Parish.
Area Median Income In Sabine Parish
Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.
In Sabine Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,800
Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.
Rental Assistance in Sabine Parish
Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.
Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Sabine Parish
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sabine Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Sabine Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Sabine Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Sabine Parish
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|Belmont||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belmont is the Housing Authority of Sabine Parish.|
|Converse||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Converse is the Housing Authority of Sabine Parish.|
|Fisher||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fisher is the Housing Authority of Sabine Parish.|
|Florien||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Florien is the Housing Authority of Sabine Parish.|
|Fort Jesup||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Jesup is the Housing Authority of Sabine Parish.|
|Many||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Many is the Housing Authority of Sabine Parish.|
|Noble||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Noble is the Housing Authority of Sabine Parish.|
|Pleasant Hill||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pleasant Hill is the Housing Authority of Sabine Parish.|
|Zwolle||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Zwolle is the Housing Authority of Sabine Parish.|